Aesthetics

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Aesthetics

Physical beauty. It is an important concept in marketing because consumers may be more inclined to buy a product they find aesthetically pleasing.
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By locating esthetics as important to Levi-Strauss's anthropology, Wiseman can also argue that Levi-Strauss has something to offer to esthetic theory.
Wiseman thus creates a dialogue between Levi-Strauss, artists, poets, and esthetic thinkers and in this way makes apparent the link between anthropology and esthetics.
The patient was treated in 10 months with an esthetic and removable treatment modality.
Professionals seeking education in oncology esthetics must be careful to only look for official programs delivered by certified instructors.
If survival has no place in the esthetics of transcendence, perhaps this is because it is a form of being that is somewhat undecided, ambivalent, about the dialectic of art and indeed the direction of life.
Put differently: between the plight of the technocratic instrumentality of Modernism and the fascist fatalities of the de Chirico legacy, a post-Modern esthetic had to be developed that resisted both--the spectacularization of cultural memory just as much as the sudden congruence between techno-scientific avant-garde paradigms and corporate design.
It comes as no surprise, given his lack of academic training and his decisively pragmatic biases, that Continental philosophy is a somewhat muddled area for him, even though Homemade Esthetics demonstrates that Greenberg has read Kant's Critique of Judgment more attentively than most of those who have reproached him for his alleged Kantianism.